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8th Annual 2020 Bootstraps to Briefcases Veteran’s Conference
November 4 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm ESTFree
***THIS IS A VIRTUAL CONFERENCE*** Are you a veteran looking to start your own business, or already have your business running but need some expertise? Then attend online the “Bootstraps to Briefcases” 8th Annual Louisiana Small Business Veterans’ Conference hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Louisiana Small Business Development Center online. Every year, the federal government awards over $500 billion in contracts and a significant share of those contracts are specifically allotted to small businesses.
Federal agencies are required to award a certain percentage of these contracts to veteran-owned small businesses. PURPOSE: – Provide training and assistance to the small business community – Provide information on financial assistance available to veterans – Provide strategic growth strategies SETTING:
This conference will be held online in a VIRTUAL environment, hosted by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center Southern University – 616 Harding Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70807 | Wednesday, November 4, 2020 | 9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. SPEAKERS: Mrs. Jo Ann Lawrence – Deputy Director, SBA Louisiana District Office Mr. Mark Scott – Director, Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC), Mississippi State University Mr. Stephen Harris – Louisiana Workforce Commission Mrs. Carla Antoine – Certified Veterans Verification Counselor Mr. Billy Miller – Director, Veterans Employment and Training Service, Department of Labor Mr. Brandon Kelly – Vice President, Community Development Director, Home Bank